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3. Channels of Spillovers to Neighboring Countries

3. Channels of Spillovers to Neighboring Countries »

Source: The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513571348

Keywords: External shocks, Russian Federation, Economic growth, Negative spillovers, Regional shocks, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central and Eastern Europe, Baltics, Regional trade, Remittances

Trade and remittances are the main channels of outward spillovers from Russia on neighboring countries (see Figure 1). Trade channel is particularly prominent in CIS and Baltic countries, given...

Conclusions

Conclusions »

Source: Taking Stock of Monetary and Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Europe

Volume/Issue: 2016/12

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Nazim Belhocine , Ernesto Crivelli , Nan Geng , Tiberiu Scutaru , Johannes Wiegand , and Zaijin Zhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475556629

Keywords: Emerging markets, Flexible exchange rates, Exchange rate regimes, Cross country analysis, Central and Eastern Europe, Transition economies, Monetary policy, exchange rates

The demands on monetary and exchange rate regimes in CESEE have evolved, in line with the region’s development. In the 1990s, the immediate challenge was to rein in excessive inflation following...

Demographic Headwinds in Central and Eastern Europe

Demographic Headwinds in Central and Eastern Europe »

Source: Demographic Headwinds in Central and Eastern Europe

Volume/Issue: 2019/12

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Cristina Batog , Ernesto Crivelli , Anna Ilyina , Zoltan Jakab , Jaewoo Lee , Anvar Musayev , Iva Petrova , Alasdair Scott , Anna Shabunina , Andreas Tudyka , Xin Cindy Xu , and Ruifeng Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498319768

Keywords: Central and Eastern Europe, Demographic indicators, Emigration and immigration (Economic Aspects), Labor productivity, Labor supply, Demographic changes; Labor supply; Productivity; Potential growth; Convergence

The populations of Central and Eastern European (CESEE) countries-with the exception of Turkey-are expected to decrease significantly over the next 30 years, driven by low or negative net birth rates and outward mi...

Public Infrastructure in the Western Balkans
			: Opportunities and Challenges

Public Infrastructure in the Western Balkans : Opportunities and Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 2018/02

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ruben Atoyan , Dora Benedek , Ezequiel Cabezon , Jacques Miniane , Nguyen Ngoc Duy , and James Roaf

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337189.087

ISBN: 9781484337189

Keywords: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Serbia, Infrastructure, Europe, Montenegro, Output growth, Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of

An assessment of public infrastructure development in the Western Balkans. The paper quantifies the large gaps across various sectors/dimensions, evaluates current infrastructure plans, and discusses funding option...

Revisiting the Economic Case for Fiscal Union in the Euro Area

Revisiting the Economic Case for Fiscal Union in the Euro Area »

Volume/Issue: 2018/3

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Helge Berger , Giovanni Dell'Ariccia , and Maurice Obstfeld

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484340424.087

ISBN: 9781484340424

Keywords: Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Monetary unions, Spain, Italy, Fiscal policy, France, Germany, Greece

The paper makes an analytical contribution to the revived discussion about the euro area's institutional setup. After significant progress during the euro crisis, the drive to complete Europe's Economic and Monetar...

Taking Stock of Monetary and Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Europe

Taking Stock of Monetary and Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Europe »

Volume/Issue: 2016/12

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Nazim Belhocine , Ernesto Crivelli , Nan Geng , Tiberiu Scutaru , Johannes Wiegand , and Zaijin Zhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475556629.087

ISBN: 9781475556629

Keywords: Emerging markets, Flexible exchange rates, Exchange rate regimes, Cross country analysis, Central and Eastern Europe, Transition economies, Monetary policy, exchange rates

The demands on monetary and exchange rate regimes in CESEE have evolved, in line with the region's development. In the 1990s, the immediate challenge was to rein in excessive inflation following transition, and to...

The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries »

Volume: 15

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513571348.087

ISBN: 9781513571348

Keywords: External shocks, Russian Federation, Economic growth, Negative spillovers, Regional shocks, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central and Eastern Europe, Baltics, Regional trade, Remittances

In the face of sharply lower oil prices and geopolitical tensions and sanctions, economic activity in Russia decelerated in late 2014, resulting in negative spillovers on Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) a...

2. Developments in Russia

2. Developments in Russia »

Source: The Spillover Effects of Russia's Economic Slowdown on Neighboring Countries

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ara Stepanyan , Agustin Roitman , Gohar Minasyan , Dragana Ostojic , and Natan Epstein

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 November 2015

ISBN: 9781513571348

Keywords: External shocks, Russian Federation, Economic growth, Negative spillovers, Regional shocks, Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central and Eastern Europe, Baltics, Regional trade, Remittances

In 2014 the Russian economy was hit by sanctions and rapidly falling oil prices. These shocks led to significant balance of payment pressures with a surge in capital outflows and depreciating ex...

Exchange Rate Regimes in CESEE: Evolution, Performance, Rationale

Exchange Rate Regimes in CESEE: Evolution, Performance, Rationale »

Source: Taking Stock of Monetary and Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Europe

Volume/Issue: 2016/12

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Nazim Belhocine , Ernesto Crivelli , Nan Geng , Tiberiu Scutaru , Johannes Wiegand , and Zaijin Zhan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475556629

Keywords: Emerging markets, Flexible exchange rates, Exchange rate regimes, Cross country analysis, Central and Eastern Europe, Transition economies, Monetary policy, exchange rates

A Short History of Monetary and Exchange Rate Regimes in CESEE Monetary and exchange rate regimes in CESEE were shaped during the transition from socialism in the ear...

Demographic Headwinds in Central and Eastern Europe

Demographic Headwinds in Central and Eastern Europe »

Volume/Issue: 2019/12

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Cristina Batog , Ernesto Crivelli , Anna Ilyina , Zoltan Jakab , Jaewoo Lee , Anvar Musayev , Iva Petrova , Alasdair Scott , Anna Shabunina , Andreas Tudyka , Xin Cindy Xu , and Ruifeng Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498319768.087

ISBN: 9781498319768

Keywords: Central and Eastern Europe, Demographic indicators, Emigration and immigration (Economic Aspects), Labor productivity, Labor supply, Demographic changes; Labor supply; Productivity; Potential growth; Convergence

The populations of Central and Eastern European (CESEE) countries-with the exception of Turkey-are expected to decrease significantly over the next 30 years, driven by low or negative net birth rates and outward mi...